Pre-season friendly

Boca conquer Melbourne in spiteful friendly

July 17, 2010
By Soccernet staff
Melbourne Victory were edged out by Boca Juniors in a spiteful friendly at Etihad Stadium on Friday as Marcelo Canete scored the only goal of the match for the Argentinian giants.

Canete, 20, was a standout in midfield and beat two players after capitalising on an error by Victory defender Rodrigo Vargas to score in the 42nd minute.

The visitors, cheered on by an enthusiastic band of supporters amid a disappointing crowd of 13,000, were upset with a string of nasty tackles by ...

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